Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Chemo Hat Project

Please keep the Chemo Hats coming! The ones we have already sent to the hospital have been very gratefully received and sadly they are always in need of more. Thanks to those who have already knitted hats. If you would like to join us in this endeavor, come by the shop to check out preferred yarns and patterns ~ we would be glad to help you!

September Classes & Workshops

Beginner Crochet Class, $30
Saturday, September 7th (11am - 1pm)
Have you always wanted to learn to crochet, or are you a knitter who would like to use crochet stitches to add beautiful edgings to your knitted pieces? This class is for you ~ join us to learn something fun and new! (Taught by Michelle Coker)

Sock Class, $60 
Tuesdays, September 24th & October 8th, 10am - 12pm
 As a student in this class you will knit socks from the toe up. You will learn the Turkish cast-on, joining in the round, increasing, decreasing, and reading a pattern. You may choose to use either two circular knitting needles or one circular knitting needle (Magic Loop method) in this class. (Taught by Heather Long)

Reading Crochet Patterns, $25
Thursday, September 12th, 11am - 12:30pm
Are crochet patterns like Greek to you, or do you get confused as to where your hook should go for the next stitch in a pattern? In this class you will learn to read crochet patterns and become confident when tackling your crochet projects. (Taught by Michelle Coker)

Double Knitting, $30
Tuesday, September 17th, 10am - 12pm
Double knitting is a technique in which two fabrics are knitted simultaneously on one pair of needles creating a double layer of interlocked knitted fabric. In this class, you will create a beautiful and useful double-thick mug mat to keep coffee or tea from staining your counter, table or the arm of your couch! Join us to challenge yourself with this great project! (Taught by Heather Long)

Create Your Own Crochet Class, $30 per 2 hour lesson + supplies
If you can't make the scheduled class above and want to learn to crochet, call to schedule your own class. Michelle Coker offers a variety of crochet classes at the shop: Beginner Crochet, Blocks, Granny Squares, and Edges & Borders.

Create Your Own Knitting Class, $30 per 2 hour lesson + supplies
This class is for anyone from the beginner who wants to learn the basics to the advanced student who would like help tackling a specific project. If you would like to schedule a one-on-one lesson let us know ~ we will be glad to schedule a lesson at your convenience.

New Arrivals

We have received lots of fun new yarns including Mimi Mink Yarn, Gina by Plymouth, and Geode yarn in UL, LSU, Saints and Mardi Gras colors. Also added are new Lantern Moon bags, needle cases, baskets and other notions. We also have new Julep B kits ~ these complete knit kits are great as a treat to yourself or to give as gifts.

Don't forget to check out the sale wall ~ we continually add new yarns. We also have new books added to the sale baskets.

Trunk Show

Please mark your calendars ~ October 1st thru 3rd we will host a trunk show featuring new Blue Heron and Tahki Stacy yarns. There will be samples and pattern ideas available to help you decide on your next project ~ be prepared for an creative inspiration boost!

September Sit & Stitch Schedule

4th ~ Yarn Nook
11th ~ Indulge
18th ~ Yarn Nook
25th ~ Indulge

Parc Lafayete (corner of Kaliste Saloom and Camellia)
1921 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Suite 111

September Sale

20% off all Cascade yarns and Books 
What a great time to stock up for Christmas knitting!

September Knit-a-long

Our September knit-a-long is the Road Map Scarf ~ a beautiful sampler scarf made up of ten different designs.

You will never get bored with this one ~ the colors and patterns are ever-changing! Come by the shop to see our sample scarf and to choose your yarn so we can get it ordered in time for the beginning of the knit-a-long.

We will meet on 
Friday, Sept, 13th,
Wednesday, Sept. 18th, and 
 Friday, Sept. 27th (10am - 12pm).